|Sergeant York and his people - Cowan, Samuel K|
Keywords: York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964; Appalachians (People); Tennessee, East -- Social life and customs
|Public Service Broadcast Promoting Homefront Support Of The War Effort, 02/22/1942 - Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary|
"This sound recording is a Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) public service program which featured Sergeant Alvin C. York, World War I veteran, speaking from Knoxville, Tennessee; and Richard Martin Scheuns, Sr., a German-American veteran of World War I, speaking from Memphis, Tennessee. Barry Kroger [SIC Berry Kroeger] was the narrator."National Archives Identifier: 2194748...Sgt. York's speech begins at about 14:00.
Keywords: WWII; York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964; World War, 1939-1945; OTR; World War II; WWII; Old Time Radio
|What Are We Fighting For? - WA4CZD|
In 1942, CBS produced a series of six 15-minute programs that were broadcast from Army camps around the country. Each episode of What Are We Fighting For? contains a remarkable speech; my favorite is Alvin C. York's: 01 The Road To War - Edward R. Murrow at West Point, New York 02 What Pearl Harbor Means To Me - Lee White at Ft. George Meade, Maryland 03 Your Enemies, The Fascists - William L. Shirer at Fort Belvoir, Virginia (no open nor close) 04 The Russians Are Our Kind Of People - Quentin R...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Patriotism; Old Time Radio; Citizenship; Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993; Foreign Policy; Reynolds, Quentin James, 1902-1965; 1942; Agar, Herbert, 1897-1980; WWII; Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965; OTR; Lee White; Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981; York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964
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